Tax Assistant Manager roles within Professional Services
Within the profession, a Tax Assistant Manager position is a vital and highly sought after role which often offers the chance to work alongside more senior members within a team and undertake technically challenging work. It offers the chance to work at some of the most recognisable accountancy firms, law firms and consultancy practices in the world. Whilst the day-to-day responsibilities will vary between firms, a Tax Assistant Manager is expected to work with a variety of clients and act as their trusted advisor.
Typical responsibilities of a Tax Assistant Manager
- Working with a varied portfolio of clients to support them with their tax compliance
- Carrying out technical research
- Dealing with HMRC enquiries
- Identifying client needs, understanding their businesses and key risks they might face
- Involvement in project work and ad hoc advisory issues
- Identifying ways to deliver added value and spotting opportunities for business development
What expertise is required?
A Tax Assistant Manager would typically have a strong grounding in their tax specialism and be either CTA or ACA qualified. The ability to work under pressure, pay attention to detail and deliver to deadlines is key. In addition, individuals who are self-motivated and can work as part of team as well as under their own steam will be truly valued.
London is one of the world’s great cities, offering both a modern lifestyle and history dating back to Roman times. The City ‘square mile’ is recognised as one of the leading global financial centres and is the European base for many multi-national corporations. Accordingly, opportunities for tax professionals to be involved in cutting-edge/international matters are exceptional.
London is the epi-centre of the UK economy, with the majority of corporate headquarters and financial institutions being based in the Square Mile, Canary Wharf or the Thames Valley (the traditional home for large corporations needing extensive space to house their vast workforce).
London can cater to all tastes and interests. The city is a leading centre for the arts including the West End’s world famous theatrical productions, Covent Garden’s opera and ballet and the various internationally renowned art galleries. London also offers an array of bars, restaurants and clubs.
London’s transport network is one of the most comprehensive in the world and there are great connections around the country and to cities across the UK. There are new high speed rail links to the north as well as coastal regions which includes a link to Ashford with connections to the Eurostar for Calais and Brussels. Gatwick and Heathrow are easily accessible from the centre of London, with no frills’ airlines offering low cost flights to many European destinations, making it affordable and easy to take short breaks on the Continent.